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A Monument To a Lost Opportunity

Justin Wonnacott,  A Monument To a Lost Opportunity
Slab with an inscription in the sidewalk. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Wonnacott, Justin
Installation year: 
1992

Abri…Perte et remplacement

Justin Wonnacott, Abri…Perte et remplacement, 1995
Painting made with stencils on the street. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Wonnacott, Justin
Installation year: 
1995

Bancs de pierre.. .et de paroles/ Bancos de pedra... e de palabras

Bancs de pierre...et de paroles/ Bancos de pedra... e de palabras, 2009Bancs de pierre...et de paroles/ Bancos de pedra... e de palabras, 2009Bancs de pierre...et de paroles/ Bancos de pedra... e de palabras, 2009
Twelve granite benches installed along Saint-Laurent Blvd. Portuguese and French literary quotes are engraved onto them. Each bench is decorated with ceramics created by four Montreal artists of Portu [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lima, Joe; Branco, Joseph; Rebelo, Miguel; Calado, Carlos
Installation year: 
2009

Bridge, Abridged

Adam Kuby, Bridge, Abridged, 2007Adam Kuby, Bridge, Abridged, 2007Adam Kuby, Bridge, Abridged, 2007Adam Kuby, Bridge, Abridged, 2007
Bridge, Abridged consists of several components which focus attention on the cutting-edge engineering and materials used in the pedestrian overpass structure. Adam Kuby integrates words and manipulate [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Kuby, Adam
Installation year: 
2007

Counting Crows

Evelyn Grant, Counting Crows, 2001Evelyn Grant, Counting Crows, 2001Evelyn Grant, Counting Crows, 2001
Several crows sit on a weather vane. A circle with a poem is installed under the structure. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Grant, Evelyn
Installation year: 
2001

Footnotes

Gwen Boyle, Footnotes, 1994. © Marc André BrouilletteGwen Boyle, Footnotes, 1994. © Marc André BrouilletteGwen Boyle, Footnotes, 1994. © Marc André BrouilletteGwen Boyle, Footnotes, 1994. © Marc André Brouillette
Ninety-nine unpolished black granite tiles are recessed randomly into the sidewalk. Handcarved into each granite block are words or texts chosen for their specific reference to the site. The shore is [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Boyle, Gwen
Installation year: 
1994

Gateway

Warren Quigley & Millie Chen, Gateway,1997. © Marc André BrouilletteWarren Quigley & Millie Chen, Gateway,1997. © Marc André BrouilletteWarren Quigley & Millie Chen, Gateway,1997. © Marc André Brouillette
This pair of allegorical doors were created to identify the limits of Toronto’s Chinatown, the neighbourhood name for this now predominantly Asian community. Gateway is based on the ancient script for [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Chen, Millie; Quigley, Warren

Hand Signals

Derek Besant, Hand Signals, 2003
Five hand gestures point out towards the street from the wall, spelling the word DREAM in sign language. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Besant, Derek
Installation year: 
2003

Monument for East Vancouver

Vancouver (2009). Monument for East Vancouver. © City of VancouverVancouver (2009). Monument for East Vancouver. © City of VancouverVancouver (2009). Monument for East Vancouver. © City of Vancouver
Neon cross. It contains the words "East" and "Van" intersecting at the letter "A", in the manner of a crossword puzzle. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lum, Ken
Installation year: 
2009

Password

Alan Storey, Password, 1994. © Marc André BrouilletteAlan Storey, Password, 1994. © Marc André BrouilletteAlan Storey, Password, 1994. © Marc André Brouillette
Four sets of four letters rotate to form random words. The stainless letters are installed on the three exhaust vents from the underground parkade and spin with the air flow coming out of the exhaust [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Storey, Alan
Installation year: 
1994

Poubelles du Quartier Latin et du Village

Maryo Thomas,  PoubellesMaryo Thomas,  Poubelles
Green and orange posters (in the Quartier Latin et the Village, respectively) were installed on both sides of public garbage bins. The posters were installed at random. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Thomas, Maryo
Installation year: 
2006

Still Life

Carl Skelton, Still Life, 2006Carl Skelton, Still Life, 2006
Artwork creator(s): 
Skelton, Carl
Installation year: 
2006

Street Light

Bernie Miller & Alan Tregebov, Street Light, 1997. © Marc André BrouilletteBernie Miller & Alan Tregebov, Street Light, 1997. © Marc André BrouilletteBernie Miller & Alan Tregebov, Street Light, 1997. © Marc André BrouilletteBernie Miller & Alan Tregebov, Street Light, 1997. © Marc André Brouillette
Each of six twelve-meter high, bronze I-beam towers hold an image cut into a metal plate that illustrate the history of the area. The plates cast the shadow of the image onto the street. Texts etched [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Miller, Bernie; Tregebov, Alan
Installation year: 
1997

Time: and a Clock

Eldon Garnet, Time : and a Clock, 2004. © Marc André BrouilletteEldon Garnet, Time : and a Clock, 2004. © Marc André BrouilletteEldon Garnet, Time : and a Clock, 2004. © Marc André BrouilletteEldon Garnet, Time : and a Clock, 2004. © Marc André Brouillette
It is the essence of time, its substance and ambiguity, that is examined in this sculpture/installation. This is one work in three sites. It encircles the Queen/Broadview area with text. Three diffe [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Garnet, Eldon
Installation year: 
2004

Uncoverings

Jill Anholt & Susan Ockwell, Uncoverings, 1998Jill Anholt & Susan Ockwell, Uncoverings, 1998Jill Anholt & Susan Ockwell, Uncoverings, 1998. © Marc André BrouilletteJill Anholt & Susan Ockwell, Uncoverings, 1998. © Marc André Brouillette
Four round glass and steel covers are inset into the sidewalk over the ventilation shafts of an underground heating system. They are lit from underneath at night and steam may be seen to escape a [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Anholt, Jill; Ockwell, Susan
Installation year: 
1998